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We are a leading provider of real estate valuations for the mortgage lending marketplace. With years of experience in the business, we have a proven track record of reducing lenders' time, efforts and costs in managing the appraisal process.

We are a leading provider of appraisals for:

  • Primary and Secondary Mortgages
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Employee Relocation
  • Private Mortgage Insurance Removal
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce Settlement


    Our investment in training and technology has helped our customers greatly reduce their workload. By offering on-line appraisal ordering, coupled with automatic report status updates and electronic delivery of the final product, we are able to eliminate the run around and phone tag hassles associated with this process. And since this process saves us money as well, we can keep our rates competitive with anybody in the industry.

  • Short Turn-Around Times
  • Highest-Quality Appraisal Reports
  • On-line Status Reports
  • Electronic Ordering and Delivery
  • Competitive Pricing


    Through this web site, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click of a button away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal business.

  • The more you know, the better decision you can make. And check back frequently, as our content is always being updated.

     

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    Mortgage Rates Sideways to Slightly Higher
    10/21/2014 3:18 PM

    Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

    Mortgage rates continue to bide their time , holding just under 4 percent on average. Some borrowers might see their quote move up .125% from yesterday, but others will be quoted the same rate with slightly higher closing costs. A few lenders didn't move at all, but they're the exc...Read More
     
    No Surprise: Final QRM Rule Closely Follows QM
    10/21/2014 2:03 PM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    Financial regulators on Tuesday finally released the final rule defining Qualified Residential Mortgages (QRM). The definition is intended to determine which loans are exempt from the risk retention requirements of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. As expected, the fina...Read More
     
    MBS MID-DAY: Bond Markets Improving Despite Stronger Data and Stocks
    10/21/2014 11:10 AM

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    This morning's day ahead commentary asked "will bonds continue to defy stocks?" The answer appears to be an emphatic " yes !" The S&P is up well over 20 points from opening levels and right around 30 points from yesterday's close, yet Treasuries are ...Read More
     
    Existing Homes Selling at Year's Fastest Pace
    10/21/2014 10:44 AM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    Existing home sales, which ended four straight months of gains with a 1.8 percent decline in August, bounced back in September the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said today. Sales increased 2.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.17 million homes, the highest pace of the ...Read More
     
    NY Finally has its own MBA; Accronym Update: QRM, NMLS, CFPB, FHFA, & HUD
    10/21/2014 9:57 AM

    Posted To: Pipeline Press

    I was dealt a serious setback yesterday here at the MBA conference, being held in the immense Four Seasons, Mandalay, Delano, conference center complex. While among the slot machines (the two that stand out are "Pirate's Booty" and "Gorilla's Mist") I ran out of brea...Read More
     
    MBS Day Ahead: Will Bonds Continue to Defy Stocks?
    10/21/2014 6:34 AM

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    Will bond markets be able to hold their ground if equities make more meaningful gains today? I don't know but they did yesterday, and it was the best such performance since mid September. In fact S&P futures were up over 20 points by 5pm Treasuries had managed to make meage...Read More
     
    MBA's Stevens: No Sense Pining for the way it used to be
    10/20/2014 4:02 PM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    David Stevens, President of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), told an audience attending the association's s annual convention in Las Vegas that the rules for Qualified Residential Mortgages will be, as rumored, released on Wednesday. This rule, which was sent back to the drawing board two ye...Read More
     
    MBS RECAP: Bond Markets Refreshingly Resilient Against Stock Market Gains
    10/20/2014 3:59 PM

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    Treasuries and MBS didn't end up making much progress today. Fannie 3.5s are only 2 ticks higher than they were at the close on Friday and 10yr yields aren't even 1bp lower. But bond markets were still arguably successful . Reason being: stocks advanced by nearly 20 points ...Read More
     
    Watt Focuses on Reps/Warrants; 97% GSE Loan Mentioned Only in Passing
    10/20/2014 3:31 PM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Melvin L. Watt focused his remarks to attendees at the Mortgage Bankers Association annual conference on the issue of representation and warranties. He acknowledged that fears of being forced to repurchase large numbers of loans after they have been so...Read More
     
    Mortgage Rates Holding Under 4 Percent
    10/20/2014 2:32 PM

    Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

    Mortgage rates returned to levels best characterized as "under 4 percent" today after drifting higher on Friday. Last Wednesday was the first foray into the "high 3's" in more than 16 months. Not every scenario will be seeing those high 3's today, but for top tier borrowers, 3.875%...Read More





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